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  • International Medical Press

IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in HIV

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Emerg Med
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HIV: routine use of antigen-antibody test boosts ED diagnoses

Integrated HIV testing promotes early treatment and linkage to care.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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CMV coinfection nearly doubles risk for maternal HIV transmission

Regular screening for STIs is recommended in HIV-infected pregnant women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: lower viral load at early ART predicts less drug resistance

Protection provided by early ART is enhanced in patients with low viral load.

Point-of-care CRP testing as a public health strategy to reduce the global burden of tuberculosis in patients with HIV
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases
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Point-of-care CRP testing as a public health strategy to reduce the global burden of tuberculosis in patients with HIV

Study is the first to prospectively assess the diagnostic accuracy of CRP testing in the context of tuberculosis screening

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Infect Dis
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HIV: undetectable viral load does not rule out transmission risk

Sole reliance on plasma viral loads may miss some patients at risk for HIV transmission.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Adolesc Health
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HIV: study identifies optimal age for one-time screening

Screening at age 25 leads to the most favorable care continuum outcomes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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HIV: 1 in 3 patients fails to receive HBV vaccination

A multifaceted approach to immunization is needed to reduce liver-related deaths.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Antimicrob Chemother
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HIV: atazanavir, darunavir comparable in pregnancy

Atazanavir may provide a slightly better metabolic profile.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cliin Infect Dis
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HIV: data confirm long-term benefits of early cART

Immediate initiation during primary infection yields sustained clinical benefits.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Antimicrob Chemother
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HIV: short-cycle maintenance therapy shows efficacy, optimal patient adherence

Intermittent HIV therapy may be an option for some virologically suppressed adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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CDC: many Americans still unaware of their HIV status

Undiagnosed individuals are responsible for 40% of ongoing transmission.

New report shows decline in HIV transmission rates in the UK
  • UK Medical News
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New report shows decline in HIV transmission rates in the UK

UNAIDS 90:90:90 targets being achieved.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from CMAJ
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HIV: Canadian guidelines highlight prevention strategies for high-risk individuals

Special focus on PrEP, nPEP recommendations.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from FDA
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FDA approves single-pill, 2-drug HIV regimen

Dolutegravir-rilpivirine simplifies therapy, may reduce toxicity.